Document ReferenceOs C 486
TitleLetter from Sir T.E. May, [later 1st Baron Farnborough], to J.E. Denison; 24 Dec. 1870
Date24 December 1870
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to Denison's patronage of 'the establishment' against other interests; informs him that he has shown letter to Gladstone; believes choice [for post of clerkship to table of House of Commons] will do him credit; states that he will enquire with Messrs Hansard about County expenditure; refers to Sir Grant Duff's speech.
Termpatronage, political
financial affairs, expenditure
parliamentary business, speeches
governments, Liberal Government 1868-74

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA10069Duff; Mountstuart E. Grant (1829-1906); Sir; M.P. 1857-81 and colonial governor1829-1906
NA9720May; Thomas Erskine (1815-1886); 1st Baron Farnborough; constitutional jurist created 18861815-1886
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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